Once in an Island
(eBook)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
AuthorHouse, 2011.
Format
eBook
ISBN
9781456758103
Status
Available Online

Description

Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details

Language
English

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Alvin Glen Edwards., & Alvin Glen Edwards|AUTHOR. (2011). Once in an Island . AuthorHouse.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alvin Glen Edwards and Alvin Glen Edwards|AUTHOR. 2011. Once in an Island. AuthorHouse.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alvin Glen Edwards and Alvin Glen Edwards|AUTHOR. Once in an Island AuthorHouse, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Alvin Glen Edwards, and Alvin Glen Edwards|AUTHOR. Once in an Island AuthorHouse, 2011.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Go To Grouped Work

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID5ce1fb9c-5626-0697-288d-2ae941f41e00-eng
Full titleonce in an island
Authoredwards alvin glen
Grouping Categorybook
Last Update2022-10-18 21:40:25PM
Last Indexed2024-04-20 03:09:14AM

Hoopla Extract Information

stdClass Object
(
    [year] => 2011
    [artist] => Alvin Glen Edwards
    [fiction] => 
    [coverImageUrl] => https://cover.hoopladigital.com/csp_9781456758103_270.jpeg
    [titleId] => 12075078
    [isbn] => 9781456758103
    [abridged] => 
    [language] => ENGLISH
    [profanity] => 
    [title] => Once in an Island
    [demo] => 
    [segments] => Array
        (
        )

    [pages] => 252
    [children] => 
    [artists] => Array
        (
            [0] => stdClass Object
                (
                    [name] => Alvin Glen Edwards
                    [relationship] => AUTHOR
                )

        )

    [genres] => Array
        (
            [0] => Caribbean & Latin American
            [1] => Drama
        )

    [price] => 0.99
    [id] => 12075078
    [edited] => 
    [kind] => EBOOK
    [active] => 1
    [upc] => 
    [synopsis] => The story is built around a Jamaican family who chose to leave Jamaica in search of a different life in another island; a small island as is referred to by many Jamaicans in condescension. They face challenges generated by their new environment and issues having its genesis in their own island. It is filled with intrigue, love, determination, and exposes the vagaries of our political systems. It forces us to think about our relationships with one another. It is a story about relationships in the pursuit of our greatest ambitions in life and plays on the national sentiments that exist between island nations in the Caribbean. It shows love in its several forms; love of country, love of family, love for children, love for material things and erotic love as it expresses itself passionately and basely. It exposes the legal systems, as Marlene and Richard pursues justice for their loved ones and brushes against the democratic structures as inherited from the colonizers and adapted to existing circumstances. It makes us pause for a moment as we ponder about the need to respect the rule of law. We experience a mothers overwhelming love and ambition for her offspring as it is firmly engraved in her child's mind and learn as we do time and again that, You can find a bad egg anywhere. The story is built on reality, but is fictitious and set in a fictitious island. This is a story for the whole Caribbean as indeed the world.
    [url] => https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12075078
    [pa] => 
    [publisher] => AuthorHouse
    [purchaseModel] => INSTANT
)